Ahmet Ertegun created a new genre of music that combined the African-American music of 1940s Washington, D.C., with the European sensibility.
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Near the end, Bette Midler narrates, "In the 1980s, Atlantic was a different place," and shows Ahmet Ertegun entering the Atlantic Records offices. A Time Warner logo can be seen clearly on one of the walls. Time Warner was formed in 1990 with the merger of Warner Communications Inc. and Time Warner. See more